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Punjabi Cuisine

The most famous and widely consumed cuisine all over India is the cuisine from the lush green state of Punjab. Wheat, being the number one produce of the state, is used in a number of Indian breads here such as roti, paratha, naan, kulcha, bhatura, etc. Ghee is another ingredient that makes it to almost all Punjabi recipes. Signature Punjabi dishes include Chhole Bhature, Rajma Chawal, Dal Makhni, Sarson Da Saag and Makki Di Roti, Aloo Paratha, etc. A lot of Punjabi recipes have found their way into menu cards all over India. Dhabas, in fact, are like motels that originated in Punjab to serve hot Punjabi khana to truck drivers to offer solace to them in their long, tedious journeys. Punjab, thus, has played a major role in shaping up Indian cuisine.

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  • Khajur

    Khajur are crisp biscuit-like cookies that are children's delight. When they are...

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  • Dabra

    Dabra is a type of trail mix that is a much-loved dessert in the Punjabi...

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  • Gajak

    Gajak is said to have originated from Morena, Madhya Pradesh, but is a very...

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  • Shahi Paneer

    The word shahi means royal and true to its name, the dish was created by the...

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  • Pinni

    Pinni is a winter delight made all over Northern India especially in Punjab. The...

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  • Kurmura Laddoo

    These crunchy, crisp, light laddoos are made not only in Northern India, but also...

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  • Til Gud Ki Patti

    Til ki patti is very similar to chikki, in winters it is made with freshly formed...

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  • Ganne Ki Kheer

    Fresh juice extracted from sugarcane is very popular in Punjab, wherein it is...

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  • Gobhi Pakoda

    Indians love their chai with pakodas, whether you are in Chandigarh or in...

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  • Nimbu Ki Shikanji

    Nimbu ki shikanji is the traditional summer drink of North India. ‘Nimbu’ means...

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  • Aam Ka Panna

    In India, mango trees are abundant and drinking “aam ka panna” or the juice of...

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  • Adrakwali Chai

    ‘Chai’ in Hindi means tea. During the British rule, tea consumption was...

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  • Kaju Roll

    The origin of this dish is from pre-partition Punjab where the traditional recipe...

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  • Amritsari Mathian

    Mathian also known as mathri is a very popular tea-time snack in Punjab. Often...

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  • Sabudana Kheer

    Kheer is prepared for most festivals and sabudana kheer is especially important...

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  • Shakarkandi Chaat

    Navratri is an auspicious Hindu festival dedicated to Goddess Durga. This...

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  • Rajgira Poori

    During Navratri, people who fast abstain themselves from rice, dal and wheat...

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  • Khasta Roti

    Did you know that the name khasta roti came into existence from the crispy...

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  • Paneer Kulcha

    Kulcha is a popular leavened flat bread, traditionally baked in a tandoor and is...

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  • Paneer Pakora

    One of the most popular teatime snacks in Punjabi households, paneer pakora can...

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  • Lauki Kebab

    This healthy green veggie, bottle gourd (lauki), is a common part of many dishes...

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  • Lal Gajar Ki Kanji

    During the Holi festival, kanji is one of the favoured beverages served to family...

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  • Lachha Paratha

    The origins of this paratha can be traced back to the Mughal era, where a variety...

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  • Mango Phirni

     Phirni is said to have been introduced in India by the Moghuls since we find...

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  • Mango Lassi

    Lassi comes in two distinct varieties, sweet and salty. The sweet version is...

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  • Aloo Bhatura

    Aloo Bhatura is a famous Punjabi breakfast dish made with a mixture of atta,...

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  • Punjabi Poora

    If you have a sweet tooth, this is the one must-try you can’t miss. Punjabi Poora...

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  • Aloo Palak Paratha

    Aloo Palak Paratha is a favourite staple for the Punjabi community, especially...

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  • Paneer Bhurji Gravy

    Paneer Bhurji is usually a dry recipe but its curried version is very popular in...

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  • Tamatar Raita

    As the name suggests, this curd and tomatoes concoction is available all through...

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  • Lauki Raita

    Lauki Raita is an easy to make side dish to go with your main meal and is a hit...

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  • Khajur Imli Ki Chutney

    Khajur Imli Ki Chutney is the best chutney to serve with dahi vadas and chaat...

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  • Kesar Lassi

    Every Punjabi’s delight, lassi is an integral part of their culture. Kesar Lassi...

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  • Aloo Gobhi ka Bharta

    Aloo Gobhi Ka Bharta is a popular dish at almost all Punjabi dhabas. This dish is...

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  • Palak Rajma Masala

    Palak Rajma Masala is essentially a Punjabi curry prepared with red kidney beans...

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  • Pomegranate Raita

    Pomegranate Raita is made in creamy curd and is slightly sweet. It is an absolute...

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  • Seviyan

    Seviyan is a sweet preparation made from roasted seviyan or vermicelli. ...

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  • Matar Paneer

    The flourishing population of buffaloes in Punjab meant that milk was never in...

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  • Tamatar Dhania Ka Shorba

    Shorbas used to be popular appetising drinks during the era of princes and...

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  • Chaas

    Chaas has for long been the main summer drink for the farmers who spend long and...

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  • Khoya Matar Makhana

    Khoya Matar Makhana is a rich main course Punjabi dish that is heavy on calories...

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  • Tandoori Roti

    Tandoori Roti is a popular bread made using whole wheat flour that is then cooked...

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  • Jeera Rice

    Jeera Rice is a simple, home-cooked rice recipe which when cooked in desi ghee is...

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  • Kadai Paneer

    Though the Punjabi cuisine dotes on a wide variety of paneer dishes, Kadai Paneer...

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  • Paneer Tikka Kathi Rolls

    Paneer Tikka Kathi Roll is Punjab’s dhaba-special dish. Made by marinating paneer...

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  • Paneer Tikka

    Paneer Tikka, an authentic starter dish that is prepared in a tandoor, is...

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  • Sookha kala channa

    Sookha Kala Chana is a special recipe that is made using a minimal number of...

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  • Maa Channe Ki Dal

    Maa Chana Dal is a staple dal at Punjabi homes and is also a regular dish served...

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  • Muttar Pulao (Green Peas Pulao)

    Muttar Pulao is the simplest of rice preparations savoured across north India and...

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  • Palak Chapatti

    Palak Chapatti is a spicy green winter staple made by mixing spinach and spices...

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  • Paneer Do Pyaza

    Paneer Do Pyaza is a restaurant-style paneer recipe that is originally from...

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  • Matar Paratha

    Matar Paratha is a delicious, healthy and filling winter breakfast dish. It can...

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  • Baturu

    Baturu is popular across all north Indian states, especially in Punjab and...

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  • Methi Muttar Malai

    Methi Muttar Malai is a popular dish at most north Indian restaurants. It is a...

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  • Babbroo

    This is a sweet dish popular in Punjab and the border districts of Himachal...

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  • Bharwan Shimla Mirch

    Stuffed vegetable dishes are considered a delicacy and are often served at...

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  • Methi Paratha

    Methi Paratha is a healthier alternative to the plain paratha. It is not just...

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  • Mooli Paratha

    Mooli Paratha is one of north India’s most-loved dishes, especially so in Punjab...

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  • Besan Ka Halwa

    Besan Halwa is a Punjabi dessert that is most popularly prepared during pious...

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  • Sarson da Saag

    Sarson da Saag is a winter staple in most traditional Punjabi kitchens. The...

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  • Makki di Roti

    In the rural belt of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana, Makki Ki Roti is more...

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  • Kulcha

    Kulcha is a Punjabi dish popular on both sides of the Indo-Pakistan border...

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  • Gajar Ka Halwa

    The most famous sweet variety across India

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  • Bhature

    The signature Punjabi delicacy made of maida

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  • Amritsari Chhole

    The tasteful sabzi recipe that Punjab is known for

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  • Aloo Vadiyan

    A popular spicy North Indian vegetable preparation

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